Communications awards 2019/20

Watty Gaffney accepts the Chris Bartter Award for Creativity in Communications on behalf of NHS Glasgow Clyde and CVS branch. Wattie posted on social media: “Very proud to accept the Chris Bartter Award for the branch today, in memory of an amazing man, a true leader in communications, and one of the nicest and most dedicated trade unionists we have known.”

UNISON communications awards are now open to all UNISON branches and self-organised groups in Scotland. The application form is here:

Closing date: 22 January 2020

UNISON’s communications awards are a great way to share best practice and innovative ideas, as well as recognising enthusiasm, hard work and celebrating success. It all helps to build a stronger union and get some well-deserved recognition for your hard work. So no matter what you have been doing please think about submitting an application.

The form has more about the rules, time limits, instructions and categories (the link is above)

Our sponsors include: Liverpool Victoria;  TC Branding Group; UIA Mutual Home Insurance and Lighthouse Financial. The Scottish communication and campaigns committee is extremely grateful for all their support.

Please send completed application forms to h.scott@unison.co.uk or post to UNISON Scotland, UNISON House, 14 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 6RX (Please mark envelope with Scottish Communications Awards 2019/20 in top right hand corner).

Awards will be presented at Scottish Council on Saturday 1 February 2020.

Categories/Prizes

  • Best Printed Publication (1st – £150, 2nd – £100, 3rd – £50) – 1st prize sponsored by UIA, 2nd prize by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee, 3rd prize by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee
  • Best Online Presence (1st – £150, 2nd – £100, 3rd – £50) – 1st prize sponsored by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee, 2nd prize sponsored by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee and 3rd prize sponsored by Lighthouse Financial
  • Best Campaign (1st – £150, 2nd – £100, 3rd – £50) – 1st prize sponsored by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee, 2nd prize sponsored by Scottish Communications and Campaigns Committee, 3rd prize sponsored by TC branding group
  • Special Recruitment Prize ( £150) – Sponsored by Liverpool Victoria
  • Chris Bartter award for creativity in communications

More details are on our application form which you can download here. We look forward to seeing all your great entries.